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" Those authors, therefore, are to be read at schools, that supply most axioms of prudence, most principles of moral truth, and most materials for conversation; and these purposes are best served by poets, orators, and historians. "
The Works of Samuel Johnson - Página 98
por Samuel Johnson - 1810
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The Pamphleteer, Volumen19

Abraham John Valpy - 1822
...disciples as teachers of science. He did not read with them those authors, which, in Johnson's words, supply most axioms of prudence, most principles of moral truth, and most materials for conversation, such as poets, orators, moral philosophers, and historians, but such as convey information on hypothetical...
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Joannis Pierii Valeriani ... de litteratorum infelicitate libri duo, Volumen1

Giovanni Pierio Valeriano - 1821
...matter are voluntary and at leisure. » — « Poets , orators, and historians are the authors , who supply most axioms of prudence , most principles of moral truth , and most materials of conversation (2). » : In the abundant and full - stored pages of (1) I speak, from a personal knowlege,...
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The Works of Samuel Johnson: LL.D. A New Edition in Twelve Volumes ..., Volumen6

Samuel Johnson - 1823
...that one may know another half his life, without being able to estimate his skill in hydrostaticks or astronomy ; but his moral and prudential character...therefore, are to be read at schools that supply most axidms of prudence, most principles of moral truth, and most materials for conversation ; and these...
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The Brief Remarker on the Ways of Man, Or, Compendious Dissertations ...

Ezra Sampson - 1823 - 264 páginas
...half so tempting or so fair, 11 As Man to Man." Jike.wide. " Those Authors are to be read at School, that supply most axioms of prudence, most principles...moral truth, and most materials for conversation." Johnson. In conformity to the Act of the Congress of th« United States, entitled " An Act for the...
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The works of Samuel Johnson, Volumen9

Samuel Johnson - 1824
...that one may know another half his life, without being able to estimate his skill in hydrostaticks or astronomy; but his moral and prudential character...principles of moral truth, and most materials for con-, versation ; and these purposes are best served by poets, orators, and historians. Let me not...
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The works of Samuel Johnson, Volumen5

Samuel Johnson - 1824
...that one may know another half his life, without being able to estimate his skill in hydrostaticks or astronomy; but his moral and prudential character...schools that supply most axioms of prudence, most i* Let me not be censured for this digression as pedantick or paradoxical ; for, if I have Milton against...
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The works of Samuel Johnson [ed. by F.P. Walesby].

Samuel Johnson - 1825
...that one may know another half his life, without being able to estimate his skill in hydrostaticks or astronomy ; but his moral and prudential character...or paradoxical ; for, if I have Milton against me, T have Socrates on my side. It was his labour to turn philosophy from the study of nature to speculations...
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Examples of English Prose: From the Reign of Elizabeth to the Present Time ...

George Walker - 1825 - 615 páginas
...emergence, that one may know another half his life, without being able to estimate his skill in hydrostatics or astronomy ; but his moral and prudential character...historians. Let me not be censured for this digression as pedantic or paradoxical ; for, if I have Milton against me, I have Socrates on my side. It was his...
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The Works of Samuel Johnson, LL.D.: With Murphy's Essay, Volumen3

Samuel Johnson - 1825
...hydrostaticks or astronomy ; but his moral and prudential character immediately appears. Those authours, therefore, are to be read at schools that • supply...truth, and most materials for conversation ; and these pur- . poses are best served by p'bets, orators, and historians. . , Let me not be censured for this...
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Precept and example, in the instructive letters of eminent men to their ...

Precept - 1825 - 272 páginas
...moral knowledge of right and wrong, the next an acquaintance with the history of mankind;" and that " those authors therefore are to be read at schools,...most principles of moral truth, and most materials of conversation." He further says — " if (in this his objection) I have Milton against me, I have...
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